Postdoc in Experimental Biophysics at NanoCAN for International Applicants

Postdoc in Experimental Biophysics at NanoCAN

Course(s) Offered: Biophysics
Course Level: Graduate (postdoc)
Provider: University of South Denmark
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
A postdoctoral position in experimental biophysics is available at the Lundbeck Center NanoCAN from 1 March 2011 – 30 September 2012.

This position is connected with MEMPHYS-Center for Biomembrane Physics and the Membrane Biophysics and Biophotonics group, both at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense, Denmark.

Outstanding candidates with a strong background in biophysics, physical biochemistry, pharmacy or related fields are invited to apply.

Experience with lipid biophysics, liposomes and drug delivery will be an advantage.

To qualify you must have passed a PhD or equivalent. Applications will be assessed by an expert assessor/committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.

The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, or ethnic background.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country may apply

Participating Institutions
Lundbeck Center NanoCAN, Southern Denmark University, Odense; Denmark

The project consortium is based in an interdisciplinary collaboration among research groups from health and natural science faculties. Therefore the successful candidate will be required to perform experiments at several SDU departments.

Fields of study
Candidates will be involved in a highly interdisciplinary project devoted to target cancer stem cells using liposomes. Specifically this project will be focused on designing and testing liposomes containing distinct aptamers and siRNA molecules.

The successful applicant will be enrolled in the Graduate School of Molecular Biophysics at the University of Southern Denmark.

Number of awards
This has NOT been specified

Sponsorship duration
A total duration of 19 months -- from 1 March 2011 to 30 September 2012.

Scholarship benefits
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

Method of Application
The application must include the following:
  • A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment and teaching experience.
  • A full list of publications stating the scientific publication on which the applicant wishes to rely.
  • A list of all enclosures
Please send the application, marked "job ID 11301", including enclosures by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format alternatively Word 2003 or newer format) to

The Closing date is 3 February, 2011 at 12 noon.

Employment starts on 1 March, 2011.

Further information can be obtained from Professor Ole G. Mouritsen or Professor Luis Bagatolli (

Application Deadline: 3 February 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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